Alabama NewsCenter — State NAACP names Alabama Power Corporate Partner of the Year

| October 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am

By Kimberly Maryland

Alabama Power Company was named the 2021 Corporate Partner of the Year by the NAACP Alabama State Conference at its 69th annual convention Saturday. The virtual event highlighted community work ranging from companies to individuals making an impact on Alabama, according to officials of the 108-year-old organization.

“Alabama Power Company has been a steadfast and dedicated partner to the NAACP for many years and we value the work the company does in the community,” said Benard Simelton, president of the NAACP Alabama State Conference. “Alabama Power’s interest in and dedicated commitment to diversity, and their displayed compassion showed during the pandemic and their customers are just a few reasons why this organization chose them as an award recipient.”

Alabama Power Corporate Relations Specialist Darlena Battle also serves as second vice president of the NAACP Metro Birmingham Branch.

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